Definition of Diophantus in English:

Diophantus

Syllabification: Di·o·phan·tus
Pronunciation: /ˌdīəˈfantəs
 
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  • (Fl. circa ad 250), Greek mathematician. He was the first to attempt an algebraical notation, showing in Arithmetica how to solve simple and quadratic equations.

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